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Linen warp; ground of pinkish red wool; design in dark blue, pinkish red, light and dark green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen. In the center is an eight-pointed star from which stem four leaves and four tree motifs; birds alternating with candelabra motifs flank the central design;...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.


Height x width: 6.6 x 27 cm (2 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts